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The Auto Industry's Value Chain Profit Pool

Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

17 April, 2018

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an...

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Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF

11 April, 2018

Jörg Schlager describing SKF's Integrated Planning (Source: Optilon)

Digital transformation” is tough for any firm, but...

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Transforming the manufacturing supply chain with MEIO

3 April, 2018

 

Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in...

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Blockchain’s potential to authenticate supply chain planning data

29 March, 2018

Blockchain data can be a useful source of certified data to support the supply chain model or  sometimes called a "supply...

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Three Key Themes in the New Inventory Optimization Vendor Ranking

20 March, 2018

The 2018 Nucleus Research Inventory Optimization (IO) Value Matrix Report has just been released, and analyst Seth...

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Segmenting your spare parts supply chain for 3D printing

13 March, 2018

From warehouse robots (very real) to equipment that you control with your mind (in the labs), new technologies appear so...

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Three New Ways Retailers Can Improve Inventory Performance

1 March, 2018

Many retailers consider competing against Amazon their biggest challenge. While the impact of Amazon is real, it is only...

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How Not to use Machine Learning for Demand Forecasting

21 February, 2018

Eight years ago ToolsGroup was one of the first supply chain planning software vendors to employ machine learning to...

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A Quick Method for Assessing Inventory Health

13 February, 2018

Last week we discussed a Gartner framework for gauging inventory health, but noted that the Inventory Quality Ratio (IQR)...

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How to Measure Inventory Health

6 February, 2018

Financial executives measure inventory health with metrics like inventory turns because they view the firm from a...

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